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How I brainstorm and write a blog post a week - 3 steps to fuel and create

When I first started writing on this blog, a post took me weeks to complete. Since then, my speed has increased greatly, and for the last few months I have published posts on a weekly cadence.

In the spirit of this blog, I experiment and iterate on how to do more with less time. Here, I share how I continuously generate ideas, as well as the process of getting from a blank page to a complete article.


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How to develop T-shaped skills - Do it yourself mindset

Yet another take on why learning and doing random things out of curiosity has helped me in my career and hobbies.


Assorted Q&A: avoid distractions during pomodoro, my favorite failure, and more

I've collected some questions from coffee chats or messages. Commonly asked were details on my pomodoro practice and how to avoid distractions, along with career questions. Here are the answers.

Push beyond dabbling, and build true pursuits - 3 steps that I've learned

When it comes to my hobbies, I tend to go all in. Here are the 3 steps I take when exploring a new hobby, which could lead to diving deep into that pursuit.

Goalsetting patterns - sprints vs. marathons

Retrospective on various goals and projects, shows different types of goal patterns, and different strategies suited to achieve them.

How to become involved in the machine learning community: Beginner's guide toward public speaking

I am invited to speak at many events in machine learning and game development. Here's how I got started, from the very beginning.

Career awareness: Are you being paid in carnival cash?

It helps to be more aware of true compensation and promotions in a job, instead of carnival cash. Here's how you can grow your career with this mindset.

Top 5 things I learned in the last 5 years

I share the top 5 lessons I have learned, often the hard way, in the past few years. These lessons have helped me immensely in my career and in my goals, and will continue to do so.

Why I post content on my own website, and how you can build your own

Here's why I prefer posting on my site and delay posting to third-party sites like Medium. Also, a step by step on how you can create your own tech blog!

Data scientist career Q&A - Careerfair.io interview

I answered some questions about my current role, my career in data science, and also how I transitioned from an economics education background and game development to being a data scientist.